Cars and muscles on display in Hope

Canada Day celebrations throughout the day around Hope

Canada Day is something to celebrate, and in Hope, they celebrate all day long.

Events are being held in Memorial Park and beyond throughout the day, starting with the Strongman Competition and Canada Day Car Show at 10 a.m.

Muscleworks Gym and the Hope and District Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the Strongman Competition, which will include a dead car lift, tire flip, dumbell press, truck pull, log press and Atlas stone competitions.

Then at 2 p.m., head to the Memorial Park bandshell for a free, two-hour show by Gerald Charlie and the Black Owl Blues.

The Hope River General Store at Emory Creek is celebrating Canada Day with their annual complimentary salmon barbecue. For more information, phone 604-863-2407.